Entries in 'Microsoft' (631)

Kinect Sports Rivals UK release dated

Kinect Sports Rivals UK release dated

The latest entry in the Kincect Sports series is coming to Xbox One in April.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 12th 2014 at 5:03PM in News
Microsoft re-affirms PC gaming commitment

Microsoft re-affirms PC gaming commitment

“We’re really going after PC” – that’s the message from Microsoft as it (once again) pledges itself to PC gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Hip-hop star Nas to feature in Microsoft TV series

Hip-hop star Nas to feature in Microsoft TV series

Microsoft's Xbox Entertainment Studios is making a TV series about the life of rapper Nas.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 2:08PM in News
Purple and black Xbox 360 chrome pads on the way

Purple and black Xbox 360 chrome pads on the way

Microsoft is adding two new models to its Xbox 360 chrome joypad range.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 1:16PM in News

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Microsoft's PC gaming ambassador no longer with company

Microsoft's PC gaming ambassador no longer with company

Microsoft's PC games guy Jason Holtman has apparently moved on, a move that comes after less than six months on the job with the firm.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2014 at 5:53AM in News
Microsoft invests in FourSquare

Microsoft invests in FourSquare

Microsoft has invested in location-based social network FourSquare to reportedly help develop the firm's rumoured voice-activated assistant app, Cortana.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 12th 2014 at 5:09AM in News
Rebellion says Microsoft can fix Xbox One's 1080p struggle

Rebellion says Microsoft can fix Xbox One's 1080p struggle

Xbox One’s eSRAM is the cause of Xbox One’s struggle to output games at 1080p.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 11:30AM in News
Microsoft responds to The Wolf Among Us download woes

Microsoft responds to The Wolf Among Us download woes

The publisher has replied to concerns of users unable to access content. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Feb 7th 2014 at 12:58PM in News

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Amazon acquires Killer Instinct dev Double Helix

Amazon acquires Killer Instinct dev Double Helix

Double Helix, the developer of Microsoft’s free-to-play Xbox One battler Killer Instinct, has been acquired by Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2014 at 9:34AM in News
First Xbox One UI update arriving next week

First Xbox One UI update arriving next week

Microsoft will next week release its first post-launch Xbox One update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2014 at 2:49PM in News
Elop to return to Microsoft to head up devices and Xbox team - report

Elop to return to Microsoft to head up devices and Xbox team - report

Satya Nadella’s appointment as new Microsoft CEO does not mean former favourite Stephen Elop won’t be returning to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2014 at 10:30AM in News
Nadella: Microsoft must focus on 'what it can uniquely contribute to the world'

Nadella: Microsoft must focus on 'what it can uniquely contribute to the world'

New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has outlined his vision for the future of the company.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2014 at 2:24PM in News

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Satya Nadella confirmed as new Microsoft CEO

Satya Nadella confirmed as new Microsoft CEO

Microsoft’s former cloud and enterprise group boss Satya Nadella has been named as the computing giant’s new CEO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2014 at 2:09PM in News
More claims point to cheaper Xbox One SKU in 2014

More claims point to cheaper Xbox One SKU in 2014

New voices have added to the claims that Microsoft will this year release a cheaper version of the Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2014 at 12:47PM in News
LocoCycle coming to Steam and Xbox 360

LocoCycle coming to Steam and Xbox 360

Twisted Pixel has announced that its downloadable motorcycle title will be coming to Xbox 360 and Steam. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 31st 2014 at 10:35AM in News
Pachter: Disc-less Xbox One would be 'dumb dumb dumb'

Pachter: Disc-less Xbox One would be 'dumb dumb dumb'

Rumours of a possible release for a disc-less Xbox One are unlikely to be true, a US analyst has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2014 at 10:28AM in News

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Microsoft VP Satya Nadella likely firm's next CEO - report

Microsoft VP Satya Nadella likely firm's next CEO - report

Microsoft's ongoing search for a CEO might be over as soon as next week, with executive vice president Satya Nadella reportedly the frontrunner for the job.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 31st 2014 at 8:00AM in News
Microsoft offering $100 off an Xbox One when users ditch their PS3

Microsoft offering $100 off an Xbox One when users ditch their PS3

An apparent US Microsoft Store ad is offering to reward consumers for abandoning their PlayStation 3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 3:43PM in News
Microsoft testing $399 disc-less Xbox One, report claims

Microsoft testing $399 disc-less Xbox One, report claims

A disc-less white version of the Xbox One is currently in testing at Microsoft, it is being claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 30th 2014 at 10:44AM in News
Cliffy B: Gears of War 'couldn't be in better hands'

Cliffy B: Gears of War 'couldn't be in better hands'

Former Epic developer and Gears of War designer Cliff Bleszinski has celebrated yesterday’s sale of the Gears of War IP to Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2014 at 12:39PM in News
Microsoft acquires Gears of War IP from Epic

Microsoft acquires Gears of War IP from Epic

Gears of War is and forever will be a Microsoft-only IP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 2:10PM in News
Microsoft: Xbox One and PS4 graphics comparisons are 'way overblown'

Microsoft: Xbox One and PS4 graphics comparisons are 'way overblown'

The differences in framerates and resolutions between multiplatform games on PS4 and Xbox One are “way overblown” according to one senior Microsoft exec.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 1:41PM in News
Competitive Xbox One digital pricing 'on the agenda'

Competitive Xbox One digital pricing 'on the agenda'

Microsoft has suggested that the price of digital Xbox One games will become more competitive with the High Street at some point in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 11:20AM in News
All signs seem to point to imminent Crackdown 3 reveal

All signs seem to point to imminent Crackdown 3 reveal

Crackdown 3 could be revealed for Xbox One today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 10:15AM in News
Microsoft profits up thanks to 3.9m Xbox Ones

Microsoft profits up thanks to 3.9m Xbox Ones

Microsoft has shipped 3.9m Xbox Ones into retail, which has helped Microsoft as a whole score better-than-expected results.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 24th 2014 at 10:58AM in News